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  1. 1. Unesco LUCS – local Unesco center for collaboration Leif Magnusson Unesco LUCS International conference „Integration Challenges in a Radicalizing World“ 29 – 30 November 2016, Tallinn, Estonia
  2. 2. Unesco LUCS idea Unesco LUCS works to understand and find solutionsfor: • How to create equal and cohesive local communities/places free from racism and discrimination? • How to developinterculturaland interreligiousdialogue in order to buildsustainable local communities.
  3. 3. Challenges • Find methods for strengthening social cohesionand enabling sustainable interculturalcommunities free from discriminationlong term. • Explore, formulate and establish a new approach to integration. More focus on culturally inclusivecitizenship. • No single organisation can solve the social challenges formulated by Unesco LUCS alone.
  4. 4. Unesco LUCS platform •The starting point is provided by UNESCO development goals. Unesco LUCS contributeson the local level. •Unesco LUCS is a national knowledgenetwork to find and strengthen colloaborationbetween politics, local public administration, civil society, corporationsand the research community. •To buildnew collaborationand knowledgealliances within and between municipalities.
  5. 5. Knowledge is the method • Everything stars with pilot projects. • Each project is organised, politicallysupported with responsibilitiesclarified and equally balanced between academia, civil society and corporations. • Each project is a meeting point for knowledge exchange, reflection and action. • We contributeto UNESCO knowledge bank and developmentand work actively to communicate the results.
  6. 6. Interaction model for knowledge pilot projects Politics & Local administration Research Civil Society & Corporations
  7. 7. Example 1. Anti-rumour campaign • Dismantle rumours that create hostilityand/or conflict • Rumour themes in Botkyrka: criminality, incompatible cultures, unfair distribution of public resourses and the threat to The Swedish Culture. • Target group: youths, 18-25. • Training courses for anti-rumour agents in local public administration
  8. 8. 2. Language friend Text • Purpose to build bridges between migrants and locals for faster integration. • Develop a two-way cultural exchange with clear expectations. • Start in Eskilstuna 2006. Now expanded to 120 municipalities in Sweden. • Positive results. Contacts make life easier and support mutual, intercultural understanding. • More women than men engaged. families meet families.
  9. 9. 3. Power of pictures • Launches March 2017. • Purpose to developand spread knowledge regarding stereotype images, history and function. • Resulot presented on the web, app and exhibition. Teacher material will support usage in schools. • Material uniquefor Sweden and will give practical insights and educational support.
  10. 10. 4. Equal Health • Inequalities observed in cancer prevention. • Regional Cancer Centre Stockholm-Gotland working to improve equal access to cancer screening and care. • Collaborationwith Botkyrka municipalityregarding knowledge and risks. • Different local ambassadors trained to share message on prevention and treatment programs in the local community.
  11. 11. What does Unesco LUCS do? PROJECTS SEMINARS WORKSHOPS SCHOLARSHIP EVENTS RESEARCH + MONITORING (REPORTS)
  12. 12. Unesco LUCS municipal members Borlänge Botkyrka + Multicultural Centre and Unesco LUCS HQ Eskilstuna Malmö
  13. 13. Unesco LUCS members, April 2016
  14. 14. Thank you unescolucs.se
  15. 15. Presentation given at International conference Integration Challenges in a Radicalising World 29 – 30 November 2016 in Tallinn, Estonia For more conference materials and presentations please visit www.misakonverents.ee

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